## EnglishEdit

### EtymologyEdit

From Latin *vinculum* (“bond, link”), from *vinciō* (“bind, fetter, tie”) + *-ulum*.

### PronunciationEdit

- IPA
^{(key)}: /ˈvɪŋ.kjə.ləm/

### NounEdit

**vinculum** (*plural* **vincula** *or* **vinculums**)

- A bond or link signifying union.
- (arithmetic, obsolete) Any symbol used to group some of the terms in an expression, indicating that that part of the calculation should be done before other parts.
- (arithmetic) A horizontal line over the top of some of the terms in an expression, indicating that that part of the calculation is to be done before other parts.
- (Australia, arithmetic)
*Specifically*, the horizontal line between the numerator and denominator in a fraction. - (anatomy) A ligament that limits the movement of an organ or part.

#### QuotationsEdit

- For usage examples of this term, see the citations page.

#### SynonymsEdit

- (ligament): mesotendon

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## LatinEdit

### Alternative formsEdit

### EtymologyEdit

From *vinciō* (“bind, fetter, tie”) + *-ulum*.

### PronunciationEdit

### NounEdit

**vinculum** n (*genitive* **vinculī**); *second declension*

#### InflectionEdit

Second declension neuter.

Number | Singular | Plural |
---|---|---|

nominative |
vinculum | vincula |

genitive |
vinculī | vinculōrum |

dative |
vinculō | vinculīs |

accusative |
vinculum | vincula |

ablative |
vinculō | vinculīs |

vocative |
vinculum | vincula |